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of the campaign. >>> i'm bob redell. we are live in san francisco. just hours away from the first day of competition of america's cup world series. we will catch up with one of the competitors here at pier 32. >>> the leader at hp says it will take a lot longer to turn it around. we will have a look at this in business. >>> to decision 2012 now. about seven hours from now, mitt romney gets his chance to tell president obama what he has been saying in tv ads and speeches. the economy is getting worse. the president confronts romney if he has written off 47% of america to get richer. the debate happens tonight in denver. tracie potts has the preview. >> reporter: president obama on the right and mitt romney on the left. questions about taxes and health care. the bar is high for the president and predicts romney's aggressiveness is not a fun balance. >> he has the facts. he drills you. he is tenacious. that is the difference between four years ago and this time. >> reporter: the bottom line, democrats say, is who has specifics. >> the american people at home are looking for details. i th
arthur. then two people killed on 72nd avenue and international boulevard. that is where bob redell joins us live on what has become a deadly day in oakland. bob, good morning. >> reporter: good morning, marla and jon. we spoke to a resident who said they wondered what is going on. four gun deaths within the city limits since 9:00 last night. all young men in their late teens or early 20s. two killed on 72nd avenue where we are right now. a residential street. a couple of blocks away from international boulevard. these men were in a green minivan on the street. a van that one of the passengers bought within the past day. at 6:00 as the sun was coming up this morning, someone walked up to the van and there was a confrontation. this person fired multiple shots at them killing them both here on the scene. police tell us they don't have a motive. they are still looking for that suspect. a neighbor of one of the men said the two regularly sat out in a vehicle just to talk. weren't loud. were respectful. from her point of view, seemed to stay out of trouble. >> this is the first time we ever had any ki
up hope. search crews will find their missing loved ones lost at sea. we have bob redell near the san mateo coast where the boat capsized just yesterday. bob, good morning. >> reporter: good morning, jon. signs of hope that those two men might have made it to shore. we spoke with a member of the family. they told us that last night they did find two articles of clothing. two jackets. not life jackets, but regular jackets between the pigeon point light house and the wreckage a mile north of here looking in the direction you are looking at right now. that is one reason both families are back out here this morning looking for their loved ones. so is the coast guard. one of the helicopters has been buzzing up the san mateo county shore line searching for the men. they were on the 18 foot fishing boat that capsized this morning. four men, all friends and fishermen, were a mile out when at 10:30 yesterday morning, a large wave toppled them and their boat sending everyone in the cold surf. two of the men had life jackets and they made it to shore and alerted the authorities. the other two we
. homicides number 35 and 36 this year alone. bob redell is live at the police department. you just attended a press conference there, getting more information about the latest run of violence. bob, good morning. >> reporter: good morning to you, jon. san jose in the past has prided itself on being america's safest big city has just racked up homicides number 35 and 36 for the year. police believe one of them is gang-related. when we spoke with sapd within the past hour, the officer wondered if the city's still had its gang tax force if that task force was still intact. a group of friends were celebrating one of their birthdays outside a house. one of them tells us two member, gang members, he believes, barged into the party and shot and killed his friend. a man in his 30s with a wife and child. he doesn't understand why his friend would be targeted, says he wasn't a gang-banger. described him as being too old for that kind of lifestyle. >> we were hanging out. there was no gang-bangers involved. there was nobody that gang-bangs here with no colors whatsoever. just outside barbecuing. all yo
'll start off with our live coverage with bob redell and the fleet week festivities. what's going on, my man? >> reporter: good morning to you, john. we're aboard the u.s.s. macon island. tours of this vessel here in san francisco start in just under 24 hours from now. one thing that will strike you is just how large she is. at 850 feet long, she's only a couple hundred feet shorter than an aircra carrier. her flight deck, as you can see, can handle lots of helicopters. it's an assault ship capable of carrying 1,000 sailors and a detachment of 1200 marines. some of whom you just saw. her yeek anemic feature is the well deck. it can be filled with water and slunk slightly so hovers can come and go through the ship's rear. >> the assault ships were designed to be able to put the marines where we need to put them and storm the beach. since that time, they have taken on a whole new mission set for disaster response. the same way that we get the marines to shore, we can get that humanitarian assistance like relief supplies, we can do that. ships like this were used in new orleans after hurricane
't take him long to find his rhythm keeping the a's off balance. bob admitted that his players were frustrated at the plate but that will happen to you when you have 14 strikeouts on the night. 11 of those coming to verlander. >> he has the ability to shut it down when he needs to. he kind of cruises and does what he has to to get whatever to get a couple runners on. >> sometimes you just have to tip your hat and obviously, he gets tipped to a lot. and he did that. >> same pitcher he's been in his whole career. he is using them conveniently for him and using them well. he reached back to the pitches that he needed to get. he is not the guy that is going to keep you from getting on base. when we did, he reached out and made the pitches he needs to make. >> reporter: as for the a's pitching staff interesting first reliever bob melvin call upon was pat nishack who made his first appearance since losing his son earlier this week. and he said it felt like no other as he felt like someone upstairs was looking down on him. nbc bay area news. >> and they are part of our team at comcast spor
. here now bob costas. >> the eagles go to 3-1 and their three victories are by a combined total of three points one over cleveland, one over baltimore and with the over the giants tonight. mccoy ran for 12yards, vick threw for a touchdown, didn't have any picks. 19 of 30. they're our stoofars of the gam. they're with michele. >> michael vick, the giants had two tries to win this game. first one is a miss, second one's about to go. what are you thinking? >> i don't believe in icing the kicker. let him get up there and do what he do. it's tough, man. you know, football can take years off your life, man. but this is what it's all about. just glad we pulled it out. >> in part pulled it out because the run game simply exploded in the second half. a lot of that had to do with lesean mccoy. what was different? >> the guys up front, i challenged them all game. i wanted them to come out and just let everybody know that we can run the ball as well. you know, we can get the yards in the open field and he can take advantage of it. so i just wanted those guys to play physical. >> and indeed they did.
of the past, like bob hope and johnnie carson. >>> up next, an update on a little girl who >>> finally here tonight we asked our team in afghanistan this week to check in on some friends of ours. they don't have parents of their own, but they do have a close family all around them. in kabul, of all places. and when we first aired their story, you responded in a big way, donating hundreds of thousands of dollars to these kids, and the woman who is making a difference in their lives. we first met the girls of the orphanage three years ago. oh, you want me to put on your glasses, and you're going to put on my glasses. how do we look? they were just being girls. but just the same, their life took place inside an orphanage in afghanistan. we met and got to know the woman who runs the place andaja ferree. today we're happy to report all of the children are thriving. for one, the girl with the glasses, has since come to visit us here in the u.s. she is firmly focused on getting into college. she loves math and english. and the law. >> i want to be a lawyer in the future. i want to help my poor peo
remains the same. keep it simple. bob melvin wants his players to play loose like they've been doing all season long. that's led to their success and it shouldn't be too much of a challenge for the players who set the goal way back at spring training to go out and win their division. >> i think like anything we've done here recently, we're not looking at a sweep. we're looking at just winning today and we'll deal with tomorrow, tomorrow. there's more variables involved in that right now. ultimately at the beginning of the season your goal is always to tray to win the division. any team who doesn't have an asterisk next to their game, that's what they're looking to do. we also know that today if we do win we get into the playoffs. that's first and foremost. >> our goal is to win the division. many people think we could. being an expert in this game, you don't have accountability. we do inside this clubhouse. that is our goal. i don't know why you would ever leave spring training not trying to win the division. >> if we didn't believe it, we wouldn't be here. the situation right now is rea
or hike, fish or swim. >> reporter: bob hinkle isn't writing the twang's obituary just yet. >> you bear down on them r's a little bit, drop your g's and just slow down and talk to where people can understand you. >> reporter: the 82-year-old taught old hollywood to talk texan. >> sometimes i lean to one side of it, sometimes i lean to the other. >> reporter: stars like paul newman and james dean spent weeks perfecting the twang. >> i'm not complaining. >> reporter: patricia neal even thanked him when she won the 1963 oscar for best actress. >> you look pretty good without your shirt on, you know? >> i think the twang is getting lost a little bit. >> reporter: now, even at iconic locals like the boot shop or the bbq joint the accent could be from anywhere. >> how is your day going today? >> reporter: a shift in the linguistic landscape, as the iconic texas twang, y'all is fixin' to fade away. janet shamlian nbc news, houston. >>> that's our broadcast from the old northeast on a tuesday night. thank you for being here with us. i'm brian williams, we, of course, hope to see you right back
, the san jose civic has hosted legends from frank sinatra to the rolling stones and bob dylan. >>> the oakland a's have shocked the rangers and the baseball world, and they are the al western division championship. unbelievable. >> as we enjoy watching this wonderful team celebrate this championship here in san francisco. >> champagne sales in the bay area, and bud light sales is a gone through the roof on both sides of the bay. what a time to be a bay area baseball fan. remember back in 2003 we did this. the giants and a's in the play-offs. it's happening again. both teams begin their journey toward the world series tomorrow. and we have team coverage of the play-offs. our kate longworth is in detroit following the oakland a's. but we begin with jaymee sire. on a scale of one to ten, how cool is your job right about now? >> reporter: i give it about a 10, raj, absolutely. and the excitement is definitely starting to build here at at&t park as both teams holding workouts today. but tomorrow you know it's going to be just electric here. and matt cain will be taking the mound. w
ourselves this whole year. it starts from the top. from billy to bob. even the trainers. everybody believing in it from day one. the guys coming in and gelling, our chemistry with these young guys. it is like a youth movement. they give us energy as a veteran player as well. >> this is unbelievable. i just thought, i'm lost for words. it is unbelievable. have a great team. a great group of guys. and i mean, this is, whew! >> the giants playing to eliminate the dodgers. buster posey with the two-bagger. marco schoolaro to make it 1-0. posey went one for four. left the game with back spasms. the giants down 2-1 in the eighth. scutaro extends his streak to 18 game. driving home angel pagan and the bases loaded, bottom nine. and off scutaro's glove. with the walk-off hit ends it. the dodgers mathematically alive. 3-2, the time. the big story, the a's who need to win tomorrow. otherwise they'll play a while card game on friday possibly at home. >>> in less than 12 hours interesting america's cup village reopens. practice races get underway tomorrow morning for the second round of the series on th
by the baseball community. american league rookie of the month for performance in september. bob melvin said it's ironic because he doesn't see him as a rookie because he carries himself like a veteran and he carries the weight of his team. >> thank you, kate. let's move to the gridiron. 49ers off the 34-0 beating of the jets in which they ran for season high 245 yards which is good, right? how account running game get better? >> i'm ready to play. it's all gone now. >> reporter: that's how brandon jacobs describes the status of a left knee injury causing him to miss the first four games of the season. before the 30-year-old running back can return to the game, he has to return to a full practice which he has not done yet. >> i feel good about it. i got fresh legs other than the injury. my legs are fresh. hasn't been banged on like a lot of these guys in the league. you know, i know it's coming. i feel good. leaving it up to the coach and medical staff to put me where they think i should be. >> where the coaches think he should be creates an interesting choice. if he's active for the game again
but it travels with you. bob woodruff had one done in afghanistan and he was able to travel with the bone in his belly and they could put it back back in the united states. >> that's truly remarkable. jamie, how has the whole experience changed you? >> do i have 25 minutes? no, i think, you know, the biggest change, we all face the morning and decide, how are we going to handle today? and i think the biggest thing that's changed, it is not really a decision anymore. i'm so grateful the minute my feet touch the ground. sorry. i just go make breakfast, and take my kids to school, the things that seemed so mundane before are not mundane anymore. i'm just so grateful and happy. >> jamie, a great reminder. you are truly a miracle. we appreciate you having you here and doctor, thank you for being here, too. >> my pleasure. >> coming up, we'll tell you some simple, savvy tips from the perfect blt to how to get the wax off your candlesticks right after this. [ male announcer ] 20,000 btus produce a delicate sear. double-oven range makes dinner and dessert -- at the same time. turbo-charged advantium ove
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